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Myra Melford

p, *1957 US, Evanston, Illinois
Musician / Composer of Jazz

Myra Melford is an American avant-garde jazz pianist and composer. A 2013 Guggenheim Fellow, Melford was described by the San Francisco Chronicle as an "explosive player, a virtuoso who shocks and soothes, and who can make the piano stand up and do things it doesn't seem to have been designed for."

        
Instruments
  • Piano
  • Harmonium
Genres
  • Jazz
  • Electronic
  • Classical
Popular Tracks   
Night of Sorrow on Snowy Egret by Myra Melford
The Guest House on The Guest House by Myra Melford & Trio M
Language on Snowy Egret by Myra Melford
Park Mechanics on Life Carries Me This Way by Myra Melford
The Kitchen on Snowy Egret by Myra Melford
Don Knotts on The Guest House by Myra Melford & Trio M
Promised Land on Snowy Egret by Myra Melford
Kind Of Nine on The Guest House by Myra Melford & Trio M
Tele Mojo on The Guest House by Myra Melford & Trio M
First Protest on Snowy Egret by Myra Melford

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Band Members
Discography


Title Artist Year Type
Life Carries Me This WayMyra Melford2017Album
M Z MMyra Melford, Zeena Parkins, Miya Masaoka2017Album
DialogueMyra Melford + Ben Goldberg2016Album
Snowy EgretMyra Melford2015Album
Everything Here Is PossibleAlister Spence / Myra Melford2014Album
Life Carries Me This WayMyra Melford2013Album
Under The WaterSatoko Fujii - Myra Melford2009Album
Big AirChris Batchelor, Steve Buckley, Myra Melford, Oren Marshall, Jim Black2008Album
Spark!Marty Ehrlich & Myra Melford2007Album
Heart MountainMyra Melford And Tanya Kalmanovitch2007Album
HexJ.A. Deane / Myra Melford / Joseph Sabella2002Album
Yet Can SpringMyra Melford • Marty Ehrlich2001Album
Eleven GhostsMyra Melford & Han Bennink1997Album
The Same River, TwiceMyra Melford1996Album
The VermilionChris Jonas The Sun Spits Cherries Featuring Myra MelfordAlbum
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